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EPSRC invests £4.7m in self-healing materials

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has invested £4.7 million in the development of materials such as shape-memory polymers and self-healing concrete.

Industry Update

XRF analyser

X-ray fluorescence analysers for metals analysis

Ashtead Technology says X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is one of the most important technologies in its range of non-destructive testing (NDT) and environmental testing instruments.

Editor's comment

The right chemistry

When reporters in the mainstream media write about chemicals, it’s often for all the wrong reasons.

Comment & Features

Show preview: PPMA Total 2016

The Process and Packaging Machinery (PPMA) Total Show 2016 is being held at the NEC, Birmingham this September.

Analysis

National Grid control centre

In demand

With plant closures outstripping the supply of new electricity generating capacity, last month saw the launch of a campaign to recruit major energy users to help balance the grid.